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Cullen Morrison is the new business development manager for threading at Komet of America. He has experience in cutting tool sales and applications and will be responsible for marketing planning and development, sales promotion, training and sales activities for the company's threading line (JEL and Bass).

Canadian manufacturing sector soars into 2021, says IHS

Canadian manufacturers registered a record improvement in business conditions during December, according to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers Index (PMI).

Joe Poulin joins Elliott-Matsuura Canada

Joe Poulin has joined Elliott-Matsuura Canada, Oakville, ON, as regional sales manager.

New Western Canada rep for Bystronic

Akhurst Machinery Ltd., Delta, BC, is the new Bystronic distributor in Western Canada.

Tooling data manager stores values for subsequent runs

The latest version of TDM Systems Global Line tool data management software now has a number of enhancements and new modules that help users reduce tooling costs and increase efficiency. 

Adopting Additive

by Noelle Stapinsky

As the fourth industrial revolution ushers its way in, additive metal manufacturing is proving to be a disruptive technology 

SST opens largest NA EDM consumables facility

SST is opening what the company says is the largest North American EDM consumables facility in New Britain, CT. The company held a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 1. The facility is set to open November 18.

Vibration damping for milling cutters

The Accure·tec AC001 vibration damping adaptor from Walter offers increased productivity for shell mill mount milling cutters.

New $33.4M terminal planned for Trois-Rivières

The federal government is investing $33.4 million to build a new multipurpose terminal west of the Port of Trois-Rivières' existing infrastructure.

GE Canada investing $238 M in automation at Quebec plant

GE Canada has announced it plans to invest $238 million in its Quebec subsidiary, GE Aviation, to modernize its plant in Bromont, QC.

IMTS 2020 is cancelled

The uncertainty caused by COVID-19 has claimed yet another event. The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) has cancelled the manufacturing sector’s flagship event, The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS).

Turning inserts for various cutting conditions

A new range of turning inserts from Sandvik Coromant adds more flexibiity to small batch production environments.

Mazak to expand with new smart factory in Japan

Yamazaki Mazak, Mazak Canada's parent company, has announced the construction of a new production facility in Inabe City, Mie Prefecture Japan, that will incorporate the company's iSmart factory concept that encompasses production automation and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology.

Exclude Canada from steel, aluminum tariffs, US insiders tell White House

US politicians, business leaders and commentators have all challenged White House plans to include Canada in its planned “national-security” steel and aluminum tariffs.

Thread former with more edges

The TC470 Supreme solid carbide thread former from Walter combines a new geometry with more forming edges than comparable thread formers. 

Advancing Canadian manufacturing

New show, conference focused on technologies, strategies to maintain manufacturing competitiveness

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